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Itsuwa Mayumi Profile
Name F Mayumi Itsuwa
Date of Birth : January 24, 1951
Place of Birth : Nakano-ku, Tokyo, Japan

1972
June: Travels to U.S. to record epoch-making L.P. record at Crystal Sound Studio in L.A California. A dramatic encounter with Carol King creates a new buzz.
September: Launches Mayumifs own label gUMIh.
October: Releases debut single gShojoh(Girl) and first album h Itsuwamayumi/Shojo(Girl)h from CBS Sony.

1973
April: Travels to U.S. and records again at Crystal Studio.
July: Releases L.P. record gKaze no nai sekaih.(Windless day)

1974
April: Travels to US for the third time. Makes recordings at Clover Studio in California.
July: Releases L.P. record gToki wo mitsumete.h(As Time Goes On)
November: Performs a joint-concert with members from an American band, Section.

1975
February: Releases single record gRakujitsu no themeh which becomes a theme song of a famous TV drama on NHK.
October: Releases L.P. record gMayumity/Utsuro na Ai.h

1976
December: Travels to France to make recordings.

1977
April: Debuts in Europe with gMAYUMIh, her first album from CBS France.
18th to 30th of April, sings at a concert for Adamo as a guest at Oranpia Theater in Paris.
June: Releases L.P. record gEtoranzeh (L'etranger) and comes back temporally to Japan for the promotion of it.
Travels to U.S. to make recordings at Fidelity Studio in the suburbs of Los Angeles.
October: From 24th to 27th, after her long stay abroad, gives a first recital at PARCO Theater in Shibuya, Japan. Releases L.P. record gAozora.h

1978
April: From 5th to 8th, gives a second recital at PARCO Theater.
October: Publishes an essay, gUgokanai tokei.h
December: Releases her first album in two years, gNokoribi.h

1979
March: From 2nd to 7th, gives a third recital, gItsuwa Mayumi e79h at PARCO Theater, her eighth career concert. Her Issey Miyake fashion becomes a noticed by the media and is much talked about.
July-August: Travels to France again to make recordings for original L.P. record.
November: Releases L.P. record gMichi.h(Crossroads)

1980
March: 12th to 23rd, gives a fourth recital at PARCO Theater and becomes a long-run.
April: Begins a nationwide Spring tour.
July-August: Travels to France to make recordings for her original L.P. record.
August: Releases single record gKoibitoyo.h
September: Releases L.P. record gKoibitoyoh and begins a nationwide Autumn tour.
December: Wins the Golden Award of Japan Record Awards with gKoibitoyo.h

1981
March: Gives a fifth recital at PARCO Theater which lasts for a consecutive 29 stages.
April: Begins a nationwide Spring tour.
July-August: Travels to France for the sixth time to make recordings for her L.P. album.
September: Releases L.P. record gMarionetteh.
October: Begins a nationwide Autumn tour.

1982
February: Performs her first one-man concert at Hong Kong stadium.
September: Releases single gDakishimete (Ai wa yumeno youni).
October: Releases L.P. record gShiosaih which includes the big hit gKokorono tomo.h

1983
October: Releases L.P. album gMado - semete ai wo-.h

1984
January: Gets married on the 11th of January.
March: 24th of March, has a wedding ceremony at a church located in the suburbs of Paris.
July: Releases L.P. album gAtsui sayonara/1984 Itsuwa Mayumi live.h After the release of this album, she takes a temporary break from music until December 5th, 2003.

1985
January: Gives birth to her first son.
December: Restarts music career with releasing of her original L.P. album gKaze no uta.h

1986
April: Releases single gToki no nagareni -Tori ni nare -h.
May: Performs a one-man concert at convention hall in Jakarta, Indonesia.
September: Releases L.P. album gToki no nagareni.h
October: Begins a grestarth tour gAutumn tour 86 eToki no nagarenif.h
December: Appears on a nationally famous annual NHK sponsored singing contest with gToki no nagareni.h

1987
April: Releases single gSoshite sayonarah which becomes the theme song in a Fuji & Kansai Television Network suspense drama.
May: Releases album gWind and Rose‚“h. Begins a nationwide Spring tour.

1988
September: Releases album gNostalgy.h

1989
March-July: Completes a Spring concert tour in 50 locations in Japan.

1990
October: Releases her seventeenth original album gNamo naki michih and at the same time, begins a nationwide concert tour, gNamo naki michi.h

1991
January: Releases gKokkyoh in Taiwan, her first album that has songs in Chinese.
September: Releases her first best album gAnniversary Eve`Brand-New Best`.h
September: Gives birth to her first daughter.
November, 1: Releases a 20 year anniversary album gAnother Face`English Best Selection`h which includes English version of her signature pieces.

1992
May: Performs a concert at@Putra World Trade Center in Malaysia. (Sponsored by Japan Foundation / Guest : Sheila Majid)
August, 21: Releases a 20 year anniversary album gThe Memorial Album.h
October (to February, 1993): Begins a concert Tour gItsuwa Mayumi 20 year anniversary collection concert tour '92-'93.h

1993
February: Publishes gToritachi no utah a lyrical collection of all her previous songs.
June 21: Releases a 20 year anniversary best collection album gAnthology Vol.1 & Vol.2.h

1994
February 21: Releases CD single, gKanashimi ni makasete.h
March 4 (to June 21): Begins nationwide tour.
March 9: Releases album gPersonal.h

1995
December: Completes recording new album, g21 seiki.h (21st century)

1996
February 1: Releases her 21st career original album g21 seiki.h
Releases CD single, gUtakata.h
Releases best album, gNOW & FOREVER.h
February 16 (to June 16): Begins Japan Tour.
May 22: Releases CD single, gKoi wa totsuzen ni.h

1997
January 22: Releases CD single, gToki wa sugite.h

2000
July 19: Releases CD single, gAi no yakusoku & Kokoro no uta.h

2002
January-February: Travels to LA from January 25th to February 9th to record her new album "Time to Sing," at a home studio. After more than two decades, she reunites with her friend David Campbell who is arranger.
February 20: Releases best album gItsuwa Mayumi MAYUMI CLASSICS.h
September 19: Compilation album gJapan-Chine Friendship 30th Anniversary Kokoro no tomoh is released, which includes her song gYume wa toki wo koe.h

2003
April 9: Releases a new album, gTime to Sing.h
August 31: Performs live for the first time in 7 years at Roppongi Sweet Basil.

2004
April 17~18: Performs concert, gTime to Sing with New Japan Philharmonich for the first time in 8 years at Tokyo OperaCity Concert Hall.
August 8: Performs concert, gTime to Sing - encore in summerh at NHK Hall.

2005
August 24: Releases charty album for Sumatra Earthquake, gKOKORO NO TOMO MAYUMI ITSUWA duet with DELON.h
November 5: Joins as a panelist, gRed Cross Symposium 2005 (about aid Southeast Asia Earthqake and Tsunami).h
December 21:Releases a new best album, gMAYUMI THE BEST ~ KOKORO NO TOMO.h

2006
November 17~18: Performs concert, gItsuwa Mayumi ~ since Autumn 2006 ~h at NHK Osaka Hall and Tokyo International Forum Hall.

2007
October 31: Releases a new original album, gWelcomeh has not released for 11years 10months.
November 7~30: Performs concert, g2007 Welcome homeh at 10 places in Japan.



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